US redoubles ‘very viable’ sanctions threat over Turkish purchase of Russian S-400 missile system, but President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vows retaliation

//US redoubles ‘very viable’ sanctions threat over Turkish purchase of Russian S-400 missile system, but President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vows retaliation

US redoubles ‘very viable’ sanctions threat over Turkish purchase of Russian S-400 missile system, but President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vows retaliation

The US government on Thursday said economic sanctions over Turkey’s planned purchase of a Russian missile defence system remained a “very viable” option, even as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to retaliate if that occurred.US Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Clarke Cooper told reporters on a teleconference that the United States and other Nato allies remained in discussions with Turkey about resolving the dispute.“Seeking resolution is still within the…

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